My aunt just learned she has cancer. Will you pray for her?
Kendra’s teacher was in a bad car accident. Please pray for her.
It is so common for people to ask for prayer for healing. As Christians, we hear these requests often. And we do pray. Of course we do that. It is our privilege as Christians to bring all prayers to the great throne of our God.
But… we also know that healing is not always God’s plan. What about that inconvenient truth? In fact, it may be far better for God to allow a person to go through a period of time (or even the rest of life) without healing. What about then?
Do you know the story of Joni Eareckson Tada? She lives a joyful, meaningful life as a quadriplegic ever since her freak diving accident some 50 years ago. She states openly that having that diving accident was the best thing that happened to her.
And then there’s Nick Vujicic. Google his name if you don’t know his story. Born with no arms and no legs, Nick travels all over the world